Craft Remediation, is a site-specific and hands-on permaculture approach for phytoremediation. The project focused on ecological remediation, it aimed to discuss how the praxis of care can be understood in an artistic research context and can be activated through an artistic exploration and emotional response to the postindustrial landscape/bodies/matter and their naturalcultural relations with toxicity.
The investigation started at Vinterviken in Aspudden, a postindustrial site where Alfred Nobel invented an enormous revolution for armaments and mining explosives manufacturing: dynamite. The side effect of the industrial activities in Vinterviken that started in the 1860's have led to soil contamination in the area. In response to this specific local history, the artistic research explores the idea of care not only to nonhumans in the natural environment — to neglected things and plants, but it is also extended through practice-sharing and community building, to its in habitants, and its resources.